Club news

Burns Night Celebration Jan 25th 2019

Members and guests  totalling 60 people came together to celebrate Burns Night at Cartmel Village Hall and raised a fantastic sum of £586.30 for Springfield Women’s  refuge in Kendal. The haggis was  expertly piped in by Mervyn Hamilton and Stan Robinson … Continued



Christmas Party Dec 11th 2018

Members enjoyed a lovely meal, friendship and fun at the annual Christmas Party at Hampsfell House Hotel. Members were delighted to bestow Honorary Membership on 3 long standing Club members.


International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

Members marked International Day for the Abolition of Slavery ( Dec 2nd ) with a display on Modern Day Slavery in Grange Libraru. Club members also did a quiz on the subject at the Club meeting.


Visit of Regional President 4 Dec 2018

Members were delighted to welcome Regional President Alison Driver to their meeting. Alison also kindly  inducted new member Tricia Calway.



Christmas Fair Fundraising for Club Charities Dec 1st 2018

Members ran a stall at the Christmas Fayre in the Victoria Hall and raised £173 sellinng Christmas gifts and treats including 5 dozen mince pies! The money  is for Club Charities.


Write for Rights letter writing Nov 28th 2018

8 members met to write letters as part of the  Amnesty International Write for Rights campaign. 39 letters went to heads of State, Police Chiefs and  CEOs  requesting action on Human Rights violations and  57 cards  and letters of support … Continued


Raising Awareness about Modern Day Slavery Nov 24 2018 Preston

Club members joined with members from the North west region to raise awareness about Modern Day slavery by marching through Preston town centre. Members also visited the  box depicting the conditions and experiences of  Trafficked people. Club members are mounting … Continued


Women in WW1 Display in Grange

Several club members mounted a display about women in WW1 as part of the WW1 Commemoration in Grange.